Berkeley.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
82% 
Page structure
91% 
Link structure
60% 
Server
29% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.02 s
File size
51.90 kB
Words
541
Media files
15
Number of links
39 internal / 57 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | University of California, Berkeley
The length of the page title is perfect. (363 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionEmpty
authorEmpty
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
This page contains 541 words. That's ok.
25.1% of the text are stop words.
Keywords used in the page title are also used in the page content. That's good!
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
8 paragraphs were found on this page.
The text content is perfect.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 24.17 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
Some tags are too long. With 260 characters this one is longer than 70 characters:
"notice – policies and resources for the campus community on the covid-19 global pandemic, including ne..."
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
6 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUC Berkeley
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley.pngUC Berkeley
/images/uploads/about_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/admissions_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/advising3.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/research_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/campuslife_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...tent/uploads/2015/10/sather-gate-750.jpgSather Gate
...t/uploads/2021/04/VTour_FEMI1_FINAL3.jpgScreenshot of a virtual tour with a person standing in front of Sather Gate
...loads/2021/05/Threefalconbrothers750.pngThree young falcons
...t/uploads/2020/05/Wheelerbluegold750.jpgWheeler building on campus with blue and gold lights shining up the columns
...ads/2021/05/JoseMagana_Feature_FINAL.jpgClass of 2021 student smiling
/images/news_images/Quame-1200-03-1.jpgtwo people talking into a mic
/images/timeline_images/Harsanyi.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUniversity of California Berkeley

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
UC Berkeley UC Berkeley
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
Some headings do not have any content.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 UC Berkeley UC Berkeley
H2 Public health
H2 #Discover Berkeley
H3 Information for...
H3 Information for... Duplicate text
H3 UC Berkeley’s in-person classes will begin at the start of the semester
H3 Berkeley’s virtual tour gives future students a way to interact with campus, from afar
H3 Events
H3 Panel Discussion: Sustainable Transportation and Smart Cities: 2021 Transatlantic Conversations Series
H3 Livestream Performance: Contemporary Ballet by Women Choreographers, Part 2
H3 Colloquium: Nurturing Pan-African Innovation through Public-Private Partnerships ~ The Kigali Innovation City
H3 More events
H3 Fauci, Kaknu, Wek’-Wek’: Berkeley’s falcon chicks are named
H3 UC Berkeley top U.S. public, fourth overall in QS World rankings
H3 Read more stories about the Class of 2021
H3 Berkeley Talks — Stories and conversations from UC Berkeley
H3 Photo © UC Regents
H3 1994
H3 Empty heading
H4 John Harsanyi, Nobel Prize in Economics
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (57) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://coronavirus.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Policies and resources for the campus community on the COVID-19 global pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/coronaviru...External CDC's COVID-19 web site
https://www.berkeley.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.berkeley.edu/studentsStudents
/faculty-staffFaculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Alumni
http://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=1...External Subdomain Give
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapMap
/directoryDirectory
https://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain bConnected
https://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain News
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT UC Berkeley
A-TITLE UC Berkeley
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapText duplicate Map
/directoryText duplicate Directory
http://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate bConnected
http://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.berkeley.edu/aboutOverview
/about/bythenumbersBy the numbers
/about/history-discoveriesHistory & discoveries
/about/traditionsTraditions
/about/experience-berkeleyExperience Berkeley
http://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Visit
/about/leadershipLeadership
/admissionsText duplicate Overview
http://admissions.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate
http://grad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Graduate
http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Financial aid
http://registrar.berkeley.edu/...External Subdomain Tuition
http://extension.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain UC Berkeley Extension
http://summer.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Summer sessions
http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Study abroad
/academicsText duplicate Overview
/academics/schools-collegesSchools & colleges
/atoz/deptDepartments & programs
http://guide.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Class schedule & courses
/academics/advising-tutoringAdvising & tutoring
http://vcresearch.berkeley.edu...External Subdomain Faculty profiles
http://guide.berkeley.edu/acad...External Subdomain Academic calendar
https://www.berkeley.edu/researchText duplicate Overview
http://vcresearch.berkeley.edu...External Subdomain Research programs
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
http://www.escholarship.org/uc...External Publications
/research/museumscollectionsMuseums & collections
http://research.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate research
/campus-lifeText duplicate Overview
/campus-life/events-attractionsEvents & attractions
http://recsports.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Recreational Sports
http://calbears.com/External Cal Athletics
/campus-life/housing-diningHousing & dining
/campus-life/student-organizat...Student organizations
/campus-life/health-safetyHealth & safety
https://www.berkeley.edu/studentsText duplicate Students
/faculty-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
http://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=1...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
https://publichealth.berkeley....External Subdomain Public health Love is the world’s oldest medicine Photo by suju-foto
https://news.berkeley.edu/2021...External Subdomain UC Berkeley’s in-person classes will begin at the start of the semester
IMG-ALT Sather Gate
https://news.berkeley.edu/2021...External Subdomain Berkeley’s virtual tour gives future students a way to interact with campus, from afar
IMG-ALT Screenshot of a virtual tour with a person standing in front of Sather Gate
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Events
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Panel Discussion: Sustainable Transportation and Smart Cities: 2021 Transatlantic Conversations Series
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Livestream Performance: Contemporary Ballet by Women Choreographers, Part 2
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Colloquium: Nurturing Pan-African Innovation through Public-Private Partnerships ~ The Kigali Innovation City
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain More events
https://news.berkeley.edu/2021...External Subdomain Fauci, Kaknu, Wek’-Wek’: Berkeley’s falcon chicks are named
IMG-ALT Three young falcons
https://news.berkeley.edu/2021...External Subdomain UC Berkeley top U.S. public, fourth overall in QS World rankings
IMG-ALT Wheeler building on campus with blue and gold lights shining up the columns
https://news.berkeley.edu/topi...External Subdomain Read more stories about the Class of 2021
IMG-ALT Class of 2021 student smiling
https://news.berkeley.edu/podc...External Subdomain Berkeley Talks — Stories and conversations from UC Berkeley
IMG-ALT two people talking into a mic
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
https://ucnet.universityofcali...External Subdomain The Accellion attack impacted University of California (UC), as it previously disclosed in early April. To get the latest information about this event, our r...
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT University of California Berkeley
http://www.facebook.com/UCBerk...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/UCBerkeleyNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Youtube
http://instagram.com/ucberkele...New window External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://medium.com/@UCBerkeleyNew window External Medium
A-TITLE Medium
http://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
/utility/jobsJobs
http://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
http://blogs.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Blog
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Events
http://library.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
http://www.calbears.com/External Text duplicate Cal Athletics
http://diversity.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
http://vcue.berkeley.edu/commi...External Subdomain Accreditation
https://light.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Light the Way
/about/cares-act-reportCARES Act Report
https://www.berkeley.edu/atozWebsites A-Z
/directoryText duplicate Directory
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapText duplicate Map
https://www.berkeley.edu/contactContact us
/privacy_policyPrivacy Policy
https://dac.berkeley.edu/web-a...External Subdomain Accessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.berkeley.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.02 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This page loads 4 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This page only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (52 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 26 May 2021 13:11:21 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length10937
connectionkeep-alive
serverApache/2.4
x-powered-byPHP/5.4.16
varyAccept-Encoding,User-Agent
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=300
expiresWed, 26 May 2021 13:16:21 GMT
x-frame-optionsdeny
content-security-policyframe-ancestors *.berkeley.edu berkeley.edu ;
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 244,408 referring domains.
This page has 48,945,326 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 146,827 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This page has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /directory/
Crawl-delay: 120

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
12,102

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Berkeley74%Check
UC Berkeley66%Check
At Berkeley61%Check
UC Regents48%Check
information47%Check
campus47%Check
Health and Safety45%Check
Class44%Check
California44%Check
Public Health44%Check

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